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Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By VideoJames
Another connector? Couldn't HDMI handle the 4k...

Another connector? Couldn't HDMI handle the 4k workload?

Anyway, if this is true, will it mean that audio receivers will also need to include these ports.

Or maybe DisplayPort to HDMI adapters...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-14-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By VideoJames
That's too bad, but I can understand it. MB...

That's too bad, but I can understand it.

MB has been changing so much that its core functions seem to be taking a back seat to new features that the developers have been pushing.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-14-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By VideoJames
Can you use something like an HDMI splitter and...

Can you use something like an HDMI splitter and have one go to the TV and one to the receiver?

I don't know much about them, but the prices range from like $17 to $70 so you may need to research...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-12-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By VideoJames
The Roku 3 is a really lousy media player, with...

The Roku 3 is a really lousy media player, with limited format capabilities. It won't be able to play Dolby audio unless you have the Roku connected to an audio receiver/TV that decodes Dolby....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-26-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 80,452
Posted By VideoJames
Not sure that the Tivo Mini won't work with this...

Not sure that the Tivo Mini won't work with this Roamio OTA, but the wording in Tivo's press release seems to indicate that the Mini will work with it:
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-13-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By VideoJames
Glad to hear it worked out. VLC seems to be...

Glad to hear it worked out.

VLC seems to be happy remaining a utility type of program, like a no frills, basic way to get the job done. Definitely not worried about being user friendly with the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-12-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By VideoJames
When you mention ff/rew buttons, I went to my VLC...

When you mention ff/rew buttons, I went to my VLC and checked again. I may have added the Faster and Slower buttons myself, because on my laptop which I rarely use, those buttons aren't there.

But...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By VideoJames
In VLC, I can have it play at up to 31.25x. Just...

In VLC, I can have it play at up to 31.25x. Just click the Faster or Slower buttons a few times.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-07-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,251
Posted By VideoJames
Interesting. I checked on their site, and it...

Interesting. I checked on their site, and it seems to be software you install on a home PC where it will record streams that you indicate and then it serves the recordings out to Roku boxes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,251
Posted By VideoJames
I agree. That's why I can't understand why...

I agree.

That's why I can't understand why this whole "cord-cutting" movement seems to get attention. Except for this one PlayOn app mentioned above, I haven't heard the cord cutters really...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-06-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,251
Posted By VideoJames
I have never heard of these. It sounds...

I have never heard of these. It sounds interesting, like a DVR for online streams.

What format does it record from Netflix in? Is it HD?

Have you tried to record from other online services...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By VideoJames
How did that name come about? Is Kodi the...

How did that name come about?

Is Kodi the name of the programmer who wrote the original software? :confused:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-02-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,251
Posted By VideoJames
I agree, if all of this cord cutting stuff takes...

I agree, if all of this cord cutting stuff takes over and the content creators move to an all-streaming environment, that would be a disappointing future. I like the advantages that come with using a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,251
Posted By VideoJames
But less and less over the air content is worth...

But less and less over the air content is worth watching lately. I hear people mention this "cord cutting" stuff, but more than half of the series I have set to record seem to be on cable channels....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,248
Posted By VideoJames
It's related because this is a material change to...

It's related because this is a material change to the company that supplies the guide data for my HTPC! ;)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By VideoJames
If you want to use DirectTV, you would have to...

If you want to use DirectTV, you would have to use a capture device since CableCard doesn't work with satellite. That is a hassle because the capture card would have to change the channel on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058
Posted By VideoJames
You can sort the recorded tv programs by their...

You can sort the recorded tv programs by their title, that will group all episodes of the same show together.

Not sure what you mean about playing the next show automatically. I have used Tivo,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-08-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By VideoJames
Well, if you have a backup made using a system...

Well, if you have a backup made using a system image type of daily backup, you could use that to reinstall.

But the DRM used on the recorded TV may have updated itself since your last backup, so...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-30-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 86,045
Posted By VideoJames
You have to go to the administration webpage, and...

You have to go to the administration webpage, and click the little pencil icon for the the metadata manager, and then click on the movie you want to correct, and click on Identify.

Then it will...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-16-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By VideoJames
Yea, the Netflix plugin in WMC hasn't been...

Yea, the Netflix plugin in WMC hasn't been updated in years.

I noticed today that the search function no longer works in the plugin.

Anyone else have this issue?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By VideoJames
Thanks for the info, that's good to hear. ...

Thanks for the info, that's good to hear.

Was checking on here and TGB the last couple of days.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-24-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 32,361
Posted By VideoJames
Quote:Originally Posted by Cal1981...

Quote:Originally Posted by Cal1981 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22050759)

Absolutely. He is just great on camera and is game for anything....
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-24-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,674
Posted By VideoJames
This weeks episode with the Coast Guard rescue...

This weeks episode with the Coast Guard rescue on the Wizard was impressive. That kind of stuff is tragic to the people it happens to, but it is amazing to watch these guys fly out to a ship, drop...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-21-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 32,361
Posted By VideoJames
This episode was a total turnaround from last...

This episode was a total turnaround from last week's Will Ferrell disaster episode.

Jagger was great performer all around, nice bit at the end to say goodbye to Kristen and others. That...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-21-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 32,488
Posted By VideoJames
Quote:Originally Posted by Young C...

Quote:Originally Posted by Young C http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22048240)

Was Dr. Cruz having a mild heart attack or something?
What did he...
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